The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Premium. Sexual orientations Talk to Other Gays Males Bisexual Heterosexual Homosexual. Language and gender scholar Robin Lakoff not only compares gay male with female speech but also claims that gay men deliberately imitate the latter,  claiming this to include an increased use of superlativesinflected intonationand lisping.
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Deleting comment Sexual orientations Asexual Bisexual Heterosexual Homosexual. Heterosexual society wants to keep us weak, Talk to Other Gays Males and uneducated, so it strips us of the tools we need to find one another and learn from one another. New York: Oxford University Press, They listen closely, they shape and shade their words, becoming a perfect sign and semblance of a man.
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